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Affordable Housing In Glacier County
Montana

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Glacier County

Buffalo Grass Apartments

201 2nd Street NE
Cut Bank, Montana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Blackfeet Housing

1200 SW Boundary St.
Browning, Montana

Glacier Ridge

520 2nd St SW
Cut Bank, Montana
Subsidized

South Flat Iron

N Browning S Flat Iron
Browning, Montana

North Country Estates

PO Box 449
Browning, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Glacier County

Housing Authority Programs
Montana Department of Commerce Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glacier County, Montana

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 164 affordable apartments for rent in Glacier County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Glacier County, Montana

Glacier County features 36 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Glacier County, Montana

There are 128 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glacier County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glacier County, Montana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glacier County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Glacier County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glacier County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Glacier County, Montana Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $510 $557 $734 $913 $1,098
Payment Standard Range $459 to $561 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $988 to $1,208

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glacier County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 164
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.57%
Average Renter Household Size 3.20
Average Household Size 3.07
Median Household Income $29,640 ±$2,762
Median Rent $502 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.49% ± 7.21pp
Total Population 13,672

Population and Household Demographics

Glacier County is a county in Montana with a population of 13,672. There are 4,222 households in the county with an average household size of 3.07 persons. 41.57% of households in Glacier County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glacier County

The median gross income for households in Glacier County is $29,640 a year, or $2,470 a month. The median rent for the county is $502 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glacier County, a household making less than $1,673 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Glacier County.

Area Median Income In Glacier County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Glacier County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,300

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Glacier County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Glacier County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,000 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,000 $28,600 $32,150 $35,700 $38,600 $41,450 $44,300 $47,150
80% of Median $40,000 $45,700 $51,400 $57,100 $61,700 $66,250 $70,850 $75,400

Cities In Glacier County

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City Served By
Babb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Babb is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Browning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Browning is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Cut Bank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cut Bank is the Montana Department of Commerce.
East Glacier Park Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Glacier Park Village is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Little Browning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Browning is the Montana Department of Commerce.
North Browning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Browning is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Santa Rita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Rita is the Montana Department of Commerce.
South Browning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Browning is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Starr School The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Starr School is the Montana Department of Commerce.